SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 33, Pot 3
VESSEL FORM: Jar with two opposing suspension holes on the rim
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.6 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.1
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.4
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.30 liters
DECORATION: The vessel rim is plain, but the vessel body has a circular engraved motif that is repeated four times on the vessel; the four large central circles extend from the rim-body juncture to the vessel base. The large central circles have two internal circles, the innermost a small excised circle, and the other with a series of spurs attached to the engraved circle line. The circle motifs are divided by upper and lower excised triangles and a single connecting vertical excised line.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified jar, Burial 33, Pot 3, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 33, Pot 3 Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 570.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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